About the Project

PROJECT "INNOVATIONS IN SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION OF NATURAL AREAS – 4GREENINN"

 

Partners:

Burgas Municipality- leading organisation

Regional Development Agency of the South-East Development Region - SERDA , Romania

NGO Fund Sevastopol, Ukraine

Department of culture and tourism of Odessa city council – from 2015

 

Duration: 36 months (Starting - July 2013)

Budget: 481 085 euro

 

The overall objective is sustainable management of protected natural areas in the Black Sea basin and development of innovative methods for integrating the protected natural areas in the overall strategies for urban and socio economic development in the partnering regions.

Specific objectives

-Improving partnering regions capacity for sustainable management of protected natural areas;

-Promoting effective partnership in the field of sustainable management of protected natural resources based on practical and community significant solutions;

-Establishment and promotion of common informational tool for protected natural areas in the Black Sea region;

Target groups:

-Institutions and organizations involved in environmental protection, conservation and management

-Local and regional public authorities

-Research centers, universities, etc.

Results:

- State of the art research about the current condition of all protected natural areas in the partner regions

- Development of joint web platform - Black Sea Ecopedia

- Development of demonstration models of innovative methods for utilizing the potential of protected natural areas

- Technical designs of Nature Centres for a protected area in each one of the partner regions